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Lynas to commission rare earths plant in Malaysia, first new source outside China

2:25 AM MST | November 20, 2012 | Natasha Alperowicz

Lynas Corp. (Sydney) said today that it plans to start production at its rare earths plant in Malaysia next month and reach full capacity by the second half of next year. Speaking at today’s AGM, executive chairman Nicholas Curtis said the company has built the world’s biggest and most advanced rare earths plant, and it is “ready to deliver on our vision of being the global leader in rare earths for a sustainable future”. Lynas maintains an important position as one of the few non-Chinese producers of rare earths with output located in...

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